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. nhk world reports. >> reporter: imuran khan is rising. the 60-year-old is the most closely watched politician in pakistan. he draws ever bigger crowds in recent years. across the country, tens of thousands turn out to hear him speak. kahn first became famous on the field of pakistan's most popular sport, cricket. >> gets into the gap as well. >> reporter: as captain of the national team in 1992, he enthralled the nation when pakistan won its first ever cricket world cup. khan later moved into politics, establishing his own political party, the pakistan movement for justice. his green card image won new supporters, especially among younger age groups. [ chanting ] >> reporter: power in pakistan has swung back and forth between the two big parties, but rampant corruption and numerous military coups have left the nation's politics in turmoil. voters are increasingly frustrated with established parties. khan's movement for justice is expected to make major gains in the upcoming election. >> they will be wiped out. they will be destroyed in the elections. they will lose, so, therefore,
world cup. khan later moved into politics, establishing his own political party, the pakistan movement for justice. his clean-cut image won popularity, especially among the underage groups. power in pakistan has traditionally swung back and forth between the two big parties but corruption has left the nation's politics in turmoil. voters are increasingly movement for justice is expected to make major gains in the upcoming election. >> they will be wiped out. they will be destroyed in the elections. they will lose so therefore there is a great desire for change. >> reporter: khan's key difference is his policy for the united states. he has favored keeping the good relationship with the u.s. and important incentive. and governments have by and large turned a blind eye to u.s. drone attacks. but public anger over civilian casualties is growing. anti-u.s. sentiment is on the rise. khan says pakistan has suffered enough during the past decade. it resonates with voters. >> translator: let's withdraw from the meaningless war led by america. what we need is a new policy. >> when you do a bomb
others, and we have ambassador riaz mohammed khan of among other posts was a foreign minister and also investor in china. we have ambassador said jawad, ambassador of afghanistan to the united states all of whom have been intimately involved with respect to issues regarding afghanistan, regarding the region. we called the event back to the future. some people have spoken to me before about this and what do we really mean by that. we will let that emerge as the discussion goes on but we know we have a lot of fundamental issues to talk about, certainly military presence has been an issue that has been talked about in the newspapers a lot with governments and important issue, regional issues, economic are an important issue. technical issues such as what agreements might be signed between the united states and afghanistan are important for the role of pakistan and many others. with that, let me turn to our three speakers, each of whom will speak for summer between six and ten minute roughly speaking and then we will open up to questions or dialogue with respect to the audience. we will st
million lottery jackpot. nbc's kevin tibbles reports. >> urooj khan was feeling lucky after he won a million dollars in the illinois lottery last june. >> i donated to churches and everything. >> reporter: not even a month after posing with the giant check, khan, who was 46 years old, died. at the time the medical examiner ruled he died of natural causes. >> very healthy. very hardworking person. >> reporter: but relatives raised suspicions and authorities discovered he was poisoned with cyanide. >> he went from work straight home. ate his last dinner. >> reporter: no suspects have been named. khan's siblings are in a legal battle with his widow over his lottery winnings. in probate court documents, khan's brother says he wants to ensure that khan's daughter, from a prior marriage, receives her proper share. nbc news talked to khan's widow at his dry cleaning business. she would not go on camera but says she still can't believe someone would want to harm him. he was such a nice person, no one would dare do that. authorities now want to exhume khan's body. kevin tibbles, nbc news, c
after us? i had an interview with khan who is running for president of pakistan. he said yeah, there are 100 people, maybe 150 in the tribal areas who are doing terrible things. but the united states has now created a million people who hate them because the drones are killing their family members, their tribal members. there was a 16-year-old boy, ed, who came to islamabad. he participated in a public event. two days later a cia drone killed him. well, if he was so bad, why was he at a public event, and why didn't they send somebody to pick him up, put him in jail, and try him? >> this sounds so unlike the moral high ground that president obama talked about. and he, of course, in that interview that we just played a moment ago, brought up the legal aspects of this. what we're doing, in your opinion, is it legal? >> no, it is not. and there is a series of questions about the legality. for the film we're interviewing many legal scholars, and there is a variety of opinions about, you know, the specific ways that we're breaking humanitarian law and international law. and even the
in related to the a.n.a. if the composition and the training and support which combror khan role in it. >> chairman i ask you to talk a little bit about how you senay tow's role in the longer term. >> the composition of the afghan forces when the recruitment process started and the security issue was not as challenging as it is today so a lot of the people enlisted from the provinces mainly from the south and the north. one reason and then some of the leadership belonged to the people of the south and the north. in the beginning, there were some imbalances in the composition. now, there is an extensive system put in place and extensive efforts to recruit from the provinces from the south. some of these are successful but if you can imagine if you put yourself as a young man in afghanistan. if you enlist as a police officer or army officer you face different level of threats than someone in a different province. the province is quiet and therefore, there is a less threat against you even your family. therefore, despite the efforts that are being made we still have challenges to recruit
. the last one waskmajid khan who pleaded guilty but he was not sentenced. he will get back into court and get his sentence so i count him as a half. we have had 6.5 trials in 11 years in this court system that has failed time and again. we have recently had terrible habeas corpus. this goes straight to the heart of the committee and the supreme court. hamdan won the case in the d.c. circuit that said material support for terrorism is not an international law or offense. of a 6.5 convicted, one has had his conviction overturned so we're now at 5.5 to our credit after 11 years of effort. if you followed the hamdan decision, there was another one. there was another person convicted of conspiracy. brigadier general mark marchant is the fifth chief prosecutor. -- mark martin. he said conspiracy is not international of fences and they declined to participate in the appeal and have dropped the conspiracy charge against khalid sheikh mohammed. the department of justice has insisted on moving forward on the appeal thealbolu saying those are legitimate offenses. general marchant did a podcast y
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